Noise in the houses: Missing women and girls in Peru

AfricaLics (Part 2):

A first-hand account of the
Visiting Fellowship Programme experience

Access to loans for the poor:

Microfinance in northern Uganda

New research 2020:

CASH-IN: privately managed
cash transfers in Africa

New research 2021:

How do the young in West Africa navigate
streams of information in times of crises?

New research 2021:

Illegal resource extraction and state formation
in emerging African democracies

Ethnographic Research:

One Man’s Long Journey to PhD

Equador:

Female scientist fighting for her place
studying climate change in Ecuador

Same sky, different insights:

Danish-Chilean research collaboration on astronomy

Colombia:

“The spectacled bear just doesn’t
sell as well as the polar bear”

Helene Risør:

Traces of a Danish anthropologist
at the end of the world

Kenya:

The troubles of a science PhD from the West

Gulu’s Post War Urban Youth:

Where is their Future?

Uganda:

Water harvesting for food security
and income generation for rural women

Plant Protection:

Unveiling diseases in quinoa
and reviving lost Bolivian identity

Nicaragua:

Making local people participate in
climate change research that are going to save their lives

Resistant crops:

On the road towards
perfectly climate adapted wheat

Indigenous trees:

Oryema, the Woman of the Wild Plants

Defending wheat:

Microbes for pesticide-free wheat
with a smaller footprint

Crypto-development:

Blockchain backing transparency?

Research grants:

Driving Tanzanian ‘Sayansi’

Anne Sørensen:

Research for advocacy

Blockchain:

Solutions for vulnerable citizens?

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